Golden Milk Turmeric Latte

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Next time you need an energy-boost, try my recipe for Golden Milk Turmeric Latte! It's a cozy delicious alternative to plain coffee or lattes, that is packed with all kinds of health benefits. It's loaded with anti-oxidants and has anti-inflammatory and anti-depressant benefits. It's like drinking liquid sunshine!

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Golden Milk Turmeric Latte

10 years ago it was all about the white chocolate mocha lattes (well at least for me it was….anyone else??) and now all the buzz is about golden milk turmeric lattes. They’re a cozy delicious alternative to plain coffee and packed with all kinds of health benefits. Basically it’s like warm liquid sunshine in a cup with a sprinkle of cinnamon and a kick of flavor that will give you a nice boost! What’s not to love?!

Large mug of foamy golden milk turmeric latte on a wooden coaster

Benefits of Golden Milk Turmeric:

  • Anti-inflammation:  thanks to the curcumin in Turmeric! It’s actually compared to anti-inflammatory pharmaceutical drugs!
  • Anti-oxidants: goodbye free radicals!
  • Anti-depressant: studies showed it was as effective as prozac in decreasing depression symptons…whoa!

With these amazing benefits that can help your health all-around, my mom and I basically throw turmeric on everything! I add it to Chicken Shawarma, use it in my smoothies, and even to desserts like Lemon bars (recipe coming soon!), and of course I use it in my Golden Milk Turmeric Lattes:

Two mugs of golden milk turmeric latte with sprinkling of cinnamon and hemp seeds on top along with a bunch of cinnamon sticks in the background

To make the latte, all you need is turmeric along with ground ginger, ground cinnamon and cayenne pepper. I like to use 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric per cup of latte and then very small amounts of the other spices so they don’t overpower the flavor. You an play around with the amounts and see what works best of you!

4 small dip plates with turmeric, ginger, cinnamon and cayenne in each one

And then you mix them with warmed plant-based milk (or regular milk works too), add a shot of espresso or regular coffee and whisk to combine. I like using a frother if you have one, just because frothy lattes are so cozy, but a whisk works fine! It’s an energizing, nutritious and delicious latte you’ll want to make every morning!

Two mugs of golden milk turmeric latte with sprinkling of cinnamon and hemp seeds on top along with a bunch of cinnamon sticks in the background

I hope you love this healthy-ish feelgood nutrition-packed golden milk turmeric latte. If you make it, please leave me a comment telling me how you like it, or use hashtag #feelgoodfoodie on Instagram so I can see your recreations.

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Two mugs of golden milk turmeric latte with sprinkling of cinnamon and hemp seeds on top along with a bunch of cinnamon sticks in the background
Golden Milk Turmeric Latte
Prep Time
2 mins
Total Time
2 mins
 
Next time you need an energy-boost, try my recipe for Golden Milk Turmeric Latte! It's a cozy delicious alternative to plain coffee or lattes, that is packed with all kinds of health benefits. It's loaded with anti-oxidants and has anti-inflammatory and anti-depressant benefits. It's like drinking liquid sunshine!
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Beverages
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 82 kcal
Author: Yumna Jawad
Ingredients
  • 2 cups almond milk
  • 1 shot espresso 2 fluid oz
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp  cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • Pinch of cayenne
  • Hemp seeds optional
Instructions
  1. In a microwave safe mug, heat the almond milk for about 1 minute, or to your desired temperature.
  2. Add a fresh shot of espresso or concentrated coffee to the warmed almond milk.
  3. Stir in the honey, turmeric, cinnamon, ginger & cayenne and whisk to combine. You can also use a milk frother, and froth for a couple minutes until you reach your desired froth level.
  4. Garnish with ground cinnamon and hemp seeds. Enjoy warm!
Recipe Notes
  • Turmeric Sourcing: You can buy turmeric powder at any grocery store or health food stores. There’s no need to make sure it’s organic, but it’s always better if you can opt for organic.
  • Storage: You can make a big batch of this in your blender to mix all the flavors together really well. Store in your fridge in an airtight jar for up to 5 days. Then just warm up a portion in the microwave when you’re ready to drink.
  • Tools: You can use a blender or whisk to blend the turmeric into the milk. I like using a frother to get that foam on top
Nutrition Facts
Golden Milk Turmeric Latte
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 82 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 0.2g 1%
Sodium 189.3mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 10.1g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1.1g 4%
Sugars 6g
Protein 2.4g 5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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    Emily
    May 29, 2018 at 10:39 am

    Frothy lattes and with turmeric and ginger! Love it. Will ba a staple in my morning drinks.

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    Ali
    May 20, 2018 at 6:33 am

    This is awesome.

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